Oct 10, 2012 5:00pm EDT
protection of the law. >> reporter: the university automatically admits most of the students based upon their rank and high school class and one quarter of texas freshmen are admitted based upon a formula made up of many factors, one which of is race. bill powers said if the supreme court prevents that -- . >> we would not be given the kind of education to all of our students. we would prepare them to work and it would be a setback for our students and society. >> reporter: howard said diversity benefits all students but chief justice john roberts wanted to hon on you the -- know how the university would determine when it had, quote, a krill critical mass of diversity on campus. us judgeis kennedy could be a key swing vote appearing skeptical telling the texas delegation what you're saying is what counts is race above all. >> justice sodermayer said fisher's lawyer wants to, quote, gut the law. a decision in the fisher- university of texas case is not expected until spring. back to you. >> and thank you. >>>a panel of judges upheld south carolina's voter identification law requiring tho
Oct 9, 2012 5:00pm EDT
to the ancient law of supply and demand. >> uh-huh. >> and so we're seeing the spikes. in the last week or so, we have seen a decline in prices in the washington metro area and washington, d.c. proper. and now they're spiking up again. so, we don't have this under control and it needs to become under control. we think that that will happen by election day or by thanksgiving. >> election day or thanksgiving. okay. and so is that when we will start seeing some relief? or late least you hope we'll see relief, john. >> we have been wrong about this all year long. this has been an uncertainty year. we saw spikes when we thought prices were declining and when they declining, we have seen the vice-versas. so it's really strange out there now and anything can happen, but we're going to go on record saying we think the prices will decline the next four weeks or so or by thanksgiving. >> if not, we're going to have you back in here and talk to but that. >> you should. and beat me with many strikes. it's the third time this year we got it wrong. >> no, i mean -- . >> and that is how volatile the market is.
Oct 11, 2012 5:00pm EDT
-- brian, it's a 61-page investigation conducted by the outside law firm tad walliter ate al. the board -- et al. the board commissioned the report to look into the conduct of jim graham, longtime d.c. member and a longtime member of the metro board. in fact, i think it